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Average Salary for Citibank Employees

Operating out of New York City, New York, financial services company Citibank employs talent in positions ranging from Personal Banker to Banking Branch Manager. Compensation for Citibank employees tends to be around $63K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Citibank employees is what you do at the company, though your city and how long you've been working play a role as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Citibank typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Citibank
Average Salary Range by Job
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Personal Banker (27)
$34,451 - $56,705  
[-]Personal Banker (27)
Salary$33,433 - $52,294  
Bonus$0.00 - $16,000  
Commission$646 - $15,263  
Total Pay$34,451 - $56,705  
[+]Teller (26)
$18,776 - $35,476  
[+]Teller (26)
Salary$22,353 - $45,471  
Bonus$0.00 - $2,500  
Total Pay$18,776 - $35,476  
[+]Bank Teller (19)
$17,395 - $31,107  
[+]Bank Teller (19)
Salary$19,468 - $41,888  
Bonus$29.68 - $1,434  
Total Pay$17,395 - $31,107  
[+]Branch Manager, Banking (15)
$62,722 - $99,951  
[+]Branch Manager, Banking (15)
Salary$53,327 - $90,670  
Bonus$-0.50 - $15,101  
Total Pay$62,722 - $99,951  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 618
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Citibank Details

New York City, New York


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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Typically, VPs of Information Technology are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $125K; IT Business Analysts, Banking Branch Managers, and Compliance Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $88K, about $75K, and $52K, respectively. Citibank hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Personal Bankers (around $43K).


Median pay is highest in New York ($91K per year), followed by Chicago ($83K), Irving ($79K), and Dallas (approximately $74K). Buffalo is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $45K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to around $83K annually.

Years of Experience

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the about $72K mark. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $53K. By and large, the biggest segment of Citibank's workforce (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and take home $88K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $148K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of around $100K annually. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in $157K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $79K. Customer Service is a popular skill among Citibank workers, with close to one-eighth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Banking.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Citibank can sometimes lack paid time off; 35 percent get paid vacation days, and 29 percent receive paid sick leave. Almost all employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for a strong majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Citibank also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats

48 %
52 %
$34,413 - $89,215
$40,130 - $107,081
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

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